Project Topics

Project number Title Supervisor Funding Available Theme
120018 Wearable and Stretchable Stain/Tactile Sensors for Soft Robotic Applications Dr. Morteza Amjadi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
120017 Vision based 24/7 Navigation in Large-Scale Outdoor Environments Dr. Sen Wang Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300006 Verifying Robotic Behavior and Synthesizing Provably Correct Behavior Dr. Vaishak Belle Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
300008 Verification of Neural Networks in Specialist Domains Prof. Ekaterina Komendantskaya Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 3 Self-Interactions
120021 Verbal and non-verbal communication in human-aware navigation Dr. Christian Dondrup Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
140026 Unsupervised Learning of Objects in Motion Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200028 Understanding referential communication through the lens of child-robot interaction Prof. Thusha Rajendran Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions
600001 Transparent Multimodal Interaction For Domestic Robots Prof. Helen Hastie Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140031 Trajectory Estimation of Unmanned Vehicles With Model-Based and Learning-Based Algorithms Dr. Joao Mota Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
134002 Teaching robots to behave Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124024 Subsea intervention using autonomous systems Prof. Yvan Petillot Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
500000 Student's own proposal Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124026 Spatial Modelling to support Contextually Aware User Interfaces Dr. Phil J. Bartie Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140001 Soft Robotic Hand for Dexterous Grasping and In-Hand Manipulation Dr. Xianwen Kong Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200027 Socially Assistive Robot Support to aid recovery after critical illness Prof. Lynne Baillie Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
200002 Safety and the Psychological Impact of Human-Robot Interaction Dr. Benjamin Kenwright Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
200018 Safe Robotic Interactions in Construction Prof. Lynne Baillie Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
100020 Robust Scene Perception for Drones in Degraded Visual Environments Dr. Chris Xiaoxuan Lu Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140028 Robust Ego-Motion Estimation with Dynamic Deep Sensor Fusion Dr. Chris Xiaoxuan Lu Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
230022 Robust and Explainable Machine Learning for NLP Applications Prof. Mike Chantler Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
400007 Robots Safe and Secure by Construction Prof. Ekaterina Komendantskaya Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100012 Robotic Trainer for Ultrasound Guided Needle Insertion Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
120023 Robotic Surgery Training System – Robot Control, System Design Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
100018 Robotic Surgery Training System - Feedback and Learning Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100014 Robotic Guidance with Co-Manipulation for Laparoscopy Training Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123022 Robotic Ambient Assisted Living Dr. Mauro Dragone Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
400003 Robot perception with minimal human supervision Dr. Hakan Bilen Stipend and Home Fees Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
123021 Robot Integrity and Security Dr. Benjamin Kenwright Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
200019 Robot companion to support the autonomy of people with dementia Prof. Lynne Baillie Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
140027 Rethinking Deep Learning on Remote Smart Sensors Dr. Robert Stewart Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100016 Real time navigation using event cameras Prof. Yvan Petillot Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100021 Radio Frequency Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (RF SLAM) for Robot Navigation Prof. Tughrul Arslan Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
400004 Perceiving Humans in Detail: Fine-grained Classification of Human Action Recognition Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara Stipend and Home Fees Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
134003 Novel visuo-tactile sensing mechanisms for soft tissue manipulation Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140015 Neurorobotics Model of Parkinson’s Disease Dr. Patricia A. Vargas Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120022 Neurorobotics Approach to Learn On the Fly Dr. Patricia A. Vargas Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
134001 Multimodal fusion for large-scale 3D mapping Dr. Yoann Altmann Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200024 Multi-robot Team Plan Visualisation Prof. Mike Chantler Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
300009 Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Dr. Stefano Albrecht Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
100004 Model Predictive Control of underwater floating-base manipulator systems in rough seas Dr. Matthew W. Dunnigan Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
140031 Mobile Robotic Manipulator System for Large Structure Manufacturing Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240017 Learning Transferable Representations of Object Pose from Images Dr. Oisin Mac Aodha Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140029 Learning to manipulate unknown objects Prof. Subramanian Ramamoorthy Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124025 Learning Dexterous Robotic Manipulation Dr. Zhibin Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300001 Internet of Robotic Things Dr. Mauro Dragone Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
240020 Interactive Question Answering and Content Delivery Dr. Ioannis Konstas Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100020 Insect-inspired reaching for a flying robot Prof. Barbara Webb Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
100019 Impedance Compensation Type Robotic Assistance for Hand Manipulation Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
340002 Immune-inspired approaches to explainable and robust deep learning models Dr. Wei Pang Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
123020 Human-in-the loop planning for assistive smart environments Dr. Ron Petrick Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
134003 Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning for Continuous Robot Control Dr. Zhibin Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200026 Haptic Feedback System for Robots in Harsh Environments Prof. Tughrul Arslan Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions
120024 Hand Exoskeleton for Assessment and Therapy of Hand Spasticity Dr. Mustafa Suphi Erden Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
240010 Grounded Visual Dialogue Prof. Verena Rieser Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300005 Genetic Programming for Control Dr. J. Michael Herrmann Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
120025 Game Theoretic Approaches to Advancing Physical Human-Robot Collaborations through Nudging Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
100007 Fluidic Control for Soft Robotic Systems in Extreme Environments Dr. Adam Stokes Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
340001 Federated Edge Computing for Resource-Constrained Robots Dr. Chris Xiaoxuan Lu Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
120020 Fabrication of Soft Robotic Electronic Skin (E-Skin) Dr. Morteza Amjadi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions
123022 Exploiting Novel Representations for Constrained Multi-Robot Collaborative Loco Manipulation Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar FRSE Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
230005 Explaining and interpretable task planning Dr. Vaishak Belle Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
300003 Ethical and responsible decision making Dr. Vaishak Belle Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
240011 Endoscopic Robot for Distal Lung Sampling Dr. Mohsen Khadem Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240019 Disentangling affective and perceptual processing in emotion recognition: Applications to health and affective computing. Prof. Thusha Rajendran Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240015 Design and evaluation of safe interactions between humans and wearable robots Dr. Theo Lim Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
400008 Deep Learning of Object Shape from Video Dr. Oisin Mac Aodha Stipend and Home Fees Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300007 Deep Analysis: A Critical Enabler to Certifying Robotic and Autonomous Systems Prof. Andrew Ireland Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 3 Self-Interactions
400005 Curiosity-driven Learning for Visual Understanding Dr. Laura Sevilla-Lara Stipend and Home Fees Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
400002 Controllable neural text generation for safe human-machine interactions Prof. Verena Rieser Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100006 Connect-R: industrial-scale self-building modular robotics Dr. Adam Stokes Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions
123019 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for unified task and motion planning Dr. Ron Petrick Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
230020 Combining epistemic planning and belief-based programming for collaborative task planning in stochastic domains Dr. Ron Petrick Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
140009 Bridging Together Compliant and Continuum Robots Dr. Francesco Giorgio-Serchi Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
140023 Bi-Manual Inverted Robotic Manipulation Prof. Robert Fisher FIAPR FBMVA Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
124023 Autonomous robots for last-mile delivery Dr. Zhibin Li Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
100017 Autonomous Driving in Urban Environments Dr. Stefano Albrecht Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123407 Autonomous Digital twinning at the Edge Dr. Theo Lim Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
300004 Automatic As-built Digital Twin Dr. Frédéric Bosché Stipend and Home Fees Theme 3 Self-Interactions
123406 Analysis of Controlled Stochastic Sampling for training RL Agents for Robotics Tasks Dr. Kartic Subr Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 3 Self-Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240008 Accountable Conversational AI for Human-Robot Collaboration Dr. Arash Eshghi Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200004 A social gaze controller for naturalistic human-robot interaction Dr. Frank Broz Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions
240016 A Robot with Personality: How to (responsibly) design a digital persona? Prof. Verena Rieser Stipend and Home Fees, Stipend and International Fees, subject to availability of funding Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
240018 A developmental approach to trust in autonomous systems Prof. Thusha Rajendran Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers
200025 A dandelion-inspired drone: how to translate natural flyer ability of passive hovering to enhance drone endurance Dr. Ignazio Maria Viola Stipend and Home Fees Theme 2 People Interactions
140030 3D mapping using event-cameras Dr. Yoann Altmann Stipend and Home Fees Theme 1 Physical Interactions, Theme 4 Interaction Enablers